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SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 4:30pm PST
. but that wasn't the objective. this needed to be the best example of energy conservation of any office building in the united states. >> we became involved in the san francisco public utilities headquarter project during the time when the project was at a stand still for a number of reasons, largely due to budget issues. and at the time we were asked to consider an alternative design using concrete rather than the scheme that was potentially planned for previous to that, which was a steel frame structure that used hydraulic dampers to control seismic motion. >> so, i met with my team. we worked hard. we came up with a great idea. let's take out the heavy steel structure, let's put in an innovative vertical post tension concrete structure, great idea. we did that. a lot of other things. and we came up with a price of 140 million. so, we achieved that goal. and, so, when we first started looking at the building, it was going to cost a lot of money. because of the way it was being built, we could only get 12 floors. we wanted more space for our employees. we ended up going and sayi
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 12:30pm PST
clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead platinum building which is very few buildings
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
100% renewable energy in that time frame. >> right. >> and certainly that's why i had some concerns around making sure that the values of the cleanpower sf program are ones that are always emphasized because again this is a conversation that has been in this country really since -- for a long time, but certainly in the 70's it took on a greater level of discussion, but then the conversation sort of didn't go anywhere. i think it was jimmy carter was the person person to put solar energy panels on the roof, and then i mentioned a couple of times someone named emory lovins who wrote a book "soft energy path" and took on the issues of fossil fuels and coal and sustainable wind and solar and other sources and just 30 years later we're still -- >> still plugging away. >> still at the beginning of the conversation, so for years i guess san franciscans really haven't had an opt in -- certainly not an opt out choice, and so sometimes we talk too much about opt in i get a little nervous, so anyway i thed to thank you. >> you're welcome. >> before going to public comment i have one other ques
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
based company, no in the medical business but in the energy business. explain why you like this multinational. >> yes, tom, sound like it belongs in the medical business, but actually no it's really a science business. core labs, about a $5 billion company and they specialize in helping oil companies find more oil and more gas that benefits all around the world. so they have scientists who actually take samples of rock and water, analyze that and try to help oil companies find more oil that may be hidden or tucked away so we can abscess more oil, which is good for all of us. >> tom: we're talking about an energy boon in the united states, energy prices, that's helped keep a cap on energy prices here. what kind of holding time frame do you anticipate to make some money? >> as we've seen this year, one reason why core labs is attractive from a valuation perfect suspective we've seen the stock soften this year as some of the rig counts have softened as well because of the i prices of natural gas have really fallen. and i do think this will reverse sometime over the next few years a
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 6:30am PST
i will say hard energy sources and fossil fuels and that sort of thing, and even in my own personal campaign there was a hit piece that came out about how i was in bed with shell oil and nigeria and active vifts there and we know that is true and disappearing and what not and i don't think we should under estimate the type of political quagmire that this program will find itself in and the attacks are unwarranted and misinforming and certainly i'm not suggesting they're all coming from pg&e, but certainly there is a motivation to maintain the monopoly they have held in the city around providing energy, so with that being said i just wanted to close my comments and i am glad next week i think we're at lafco hearing the task force recommendations. that is critical and sometimes we pass the policies and our actions never conform with the policies that we pass, so if we're serious about reaching that goal in 10 years i think we really need to get serious and that's why cleanpower sf is so important, but in closing i want to go back again and harp on my jimmy carter issue of earlier and
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 2:00pm PST
energy and life and hope for the world. you have decorated it with peace cranes and light. wishes and dreams, and most importantly your energy. and now, on behalf of the sisters of perpetual indulgence inc, we gather this energy and strength that we may send it to the nuns above and to give it to any and all that needs its strength. to release the energy of hope that this magnificent tree represents i will ask each and every one of you if you please every time you hear me say we say... you will evoke the words of harvey milk by saying as one group you got to give them hope. now please raise your hands towards the tree of hope and we say you got to give them hope. for all lgbtq young people struggling with bullies and intolerance, we say that you got to give them hope for all transgendered people fighting to live with dignity and respect. we say you got to give them hope. for all of those who seek to protect the rights of lgbtq people across the world, we say you got to give them hope. for our sick and elderly in need of a will having word, a sign of hope, we say, you got to give them
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 10:30am PST
,ishv. my name is ian kalen, hottved by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm EST
energy problems how would you rate it? >> it is not a solution and it is wholly dependent on electric utilities and electric generation that can be dispatched. we can't count on wind. when demand is highest wind output is generally at its lowest. that's a big problem. gerri: irony, these anti-wind groups are growing in number. take a look at this. in the u.s. there are 100 groups. u.k., 200. europe, 500. what is going on? >> this is part of a growing global backlash against the wind industry. this is very successful portraying itself as green. we produce green energy, green lech i very, reduce co2 emissions. when you look at countries around the world, australia, new zealand, huge backlash in ontario, we're seeing backlash against the large wind projects going in all over the place. gerri: talk about new york. you have an interesting example there. >> just last month lawyers here in new york filed lawsuits, 60 residents in herkimer county, just north of albany, they filed a lawsuit saying these project, wind turbines, built within 1000 feet or so of residences are emitting al
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
, not just around clean energy but employment and if we're successful in this program, and especially to the build out of the program that can happen when we have revenue coming in and many jobs can come with the build out and i am excited about that. there are neighbors in san francisco that are greatly impacted by unemployment, greatly impacted by marginalization and racism and inability to access the job market and this can lead the way that we have a strong implementation of programs and services to support communities that are in need of opportunity, so i'm very xietded about how we can move forward with this program, and i will actually cede the mic to the president of the commission. any opening remarks about today's -- >> i can't add more to that articulate overview and i support it and thank you to the commissioners that preceded me and the staff and the now general manager as well for their contributions during that process. thank you mr. chairman. >> thank you. today we will be discussing the customer notification and the education plan. i think it's the bulk of the work be
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 5:30am PST
cost difference between providing a renewable energy credit versus firmed and shaped renewable power, so it's the product difference that is embedded in that price difference which goes to commissioner olague's statement that people need to understand the value behind what the price premium is addressing. >> and credit that pg&e can purchase rather than generate the clean power themselves . correct. >> correct. >> and we limit that component to 5% of the overall portfolio. >> thank you. commissioner moran any other? >> no. >> commissioner vietor. >> yes, i had a follow up with that. with the code of kukd and the script and how we talk about the cleanpower sf and the pg&e offering and i don't know if that is sort of -- you talked about that internally i imagine but i think that would be a very important part of the roll out plan and the outreach plan is when that pg&e offering does come online how it will be talked about to the tar communities and the other groups that we will bring in down the road and i wanted to highlight that. i think that's important piece of the outreach program
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
to hold you down to a maybe on green energy. [laughter] you have been a bipartisan on capitol hill. wasting time as we pile $4 billion of debt every day. they are waiting for november for some closure. when you think happens when? >> the most dangerous thing in the world is a lame-duck session. they cram every bill with junk. so if you don't have the money, don't spend it. we have to retreat and backup away from this and try to get our priorities in line. if this was a business, we would fire the president can fire the ceo because he doesn't know how to generate a profit or engage people to solve problems. neil: is that the president order is keep bashing capitalism? do they go to bar the other way? >> i think that is ridiculous. nobody sys i can't wait to go into work until today. neil: what should we do to get them hiring, give them expanding? >> serious leadership of the country that says that this is a free enterprise system, let's let the free enterprise work. >> i would take a good hard look at the whole country. my taxes went up 39% and came down 49%. how can anybody get exc
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 9:00am EST
improvement is very expensive with energy and dollars and who fought. health. and a stroke, heart disease, depression, depress ion and cancer and a higher rate of suicide. john: that means the factory may not open and every business takes longer. money going to create new things goes to pollution-control. >> closes down coal-fired power plants. there has been 50. impact of that to on the community with those who have paid jobs the issue over 1300 regulations better economically significant. john: epa admits that but the cost is over $100 million per regulation but the benefits are so great which is a reduction of future health care cost. a cost is real but benefits are unknown but these people are out of work and we know people are made sick and the tests they cannot get back to work. >> the benefits of waiting early death far exceed the cost of the clean air rule. >> that is the made up number focused on small incremental improvements. we see people out of work have chronic long-term unemployment igh risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, police chief report higher incidence
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
industry, gas and coal industries, and need to start encouraging clean energy if we ever to solve it. the very first place to stop is -- start to stop giving these subsidies. it is a no-brainer. vast majority of americans of all parties actually support this perspective. melissa: without affordable energy we have no economy. and that is for sure bad for my children. we have no jobs. we have no industry. no energy. >> why is the fastest growing new source of energy country in wind energy or distributed solar on people's roofs. melissa: because it is completely supported by the government and by my tax dollars. >> not even close as much as --. melissa: we have absolutely no money to spend on these things. do you know what they are made of. >> big oil, gas and coal are much more heavily subsidized. melissa: you and i disagree what a subsidy is, which is fine a debate for another time and one we already have and agree to disagree. do i know crayons are made out of petroleum. without pet tlol yum we don't have crayons. >> maybe that essential use of we don't need to drive our cars with pe
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 6:30pm PST
small art gallery of public works. part of the energy of the venue comes from having that art gallery. having a small workshop with a few resident artists who work on art during the day. it provides a certain energy. when that moves on to the employees were working there during the night, coming in contact with patrons, you have a great start and a good experience. great talent, visuals, who have done the other thing for the most part. lots of responses. >> thank you. dmitri, while enhancing your out dope -- outdoor event, how important is the creative contact to make sure it you have customers who return over and over again? >> our creative content, you know, it is pretty out there. [laughter] >>
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 1:00am PST
be up here. a lot of energy to the healing circle as well. as a juvenile, i was in juvenile hall and i went through that whole system myself. i have worked with tattoo removal, i went to other development programs. through personal experience and being raised by a single mom and being proud of my dad imprisoned and now pursuing my education, i would say there is not one answer. the answer is that there is not an answer. you have brought about by bringing this conversation forum. it is not just law enforcement perspective, it is not just the community-based perspective, it is not just the research perspective, it is a multi- layered approach. first and foremost, we do have to consider meeting youth where they are act. we are talking about perpetrators of violence or what not or system involved or involved in gangs, we have to meet them where they are at. pain and hurt produces more hurt, right? what is fundamental it is addressing back pain -- addressing that pain. not looking at folks in a punitive way and saying, this guy is notorious, we have to lock him up. that person is hurting.
CW
Dec 24, 2012 10:00pm PST
, you know, it could be very hyperthermic they won't have a lot of strength or energy and just for him to be able to, you know, tie that rope around the branch, it is very good. >> reporter: as soon as he was pulled to the safety of the raft, he collapsed. >> and he had no energy left. and he just laid down on the bottom of the boat. >> reporter: they believe that the man was homeless, living in an encampment of the brush, which is normally dry, trapped, firefighters said for hours and with the water temperatures so cold, they say that it is a christmas miracle he made it out alive. >> he's pretty beat up and he looked hypothermic. he'll probably be in the hospital a couple of days getting hot chocolate. >> rescuers say that the water was up to their hips. but if they stood in it, the current was so strong that it would have swept him away. >>> pope benedict xvi celebrated christmas eve mass a couple hours earlier than the traditional midnight service. the faithful from around the world packed st. peters. he lit a christmas peace calendar overlooking the square. queen elizabeth tried s
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm PST
while recording my debut album. how you ask? with 5-hour energy. i get hours of energy now -- no crash later. wait to see the next five hours. >> welcome back, everyone to a "fox & friends" christmas. nearly two months after hurricane sandy destroyed homes and lives, the images are still shocking, but, out of the destruction there were stories of amazing sacrifice. in queens, new york, two sisters organized hundreds of volunteers to help those stranded, long before fema and the red cross even could arrive. over in brooklyn, 18 staff members at the brooklyn aquarium risked their own lives to save the lives of those that they loved so much, the animals. the people you are about to meet embodied the true spirit of christmas. they are sisters jamie and jill jordan. and john dolland, director of the new york city wildlife conservation society. and they are my guest. so great to see all three of you. >> thank you. >> it's such a true christmas story in the wake of the destruction that we went through here on the east coast with the hurricane. john, let me start with you. you, amongst 18 othe
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
will not have a lot of strength or energy. just for him to be able to tie the rope around a branch is good. >> as soon as he was pulled to safety of the raft he collapsed. >> he had no energy left. he just laid down. >> firefighters believe this man was homeless and living in the brush which is normally dry. he was trapped for hours they say. the water temperatures were so cold they say it is a christmas miracle he made it out alive. >> he was pretty beat up. he will probably be in the hospital a couple days with hot chocolate. >> rescuers say the water was up to their hips. if they tried to stand in it the current was so strong it would have swept them away. >>> another dramatic rescue overnight mere livermore. a man's pickup truck drifted into the creek. he was rescued and treated for hypothermia. >>> many of these dangerous situations are results of the weather we had over the past few days. hopefully a bit of a break you're saying? >> reporter: we will get a bit of a break. the bull's eye, the jet stream will not be aimed right at us. no raffle. tomorrow even when the rain moves i
FOX News
Dec 25, 2012 11:00am PST
nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. away from their families they do the tough stuff. we just cover it merry christmas and happy holidays from all of us here in washington. >> thank you, bret. they started off as youtube sensations. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> then the piano guys, five dads from utah scored a major recording contract. joining us now with their incredible story are the piano guys. thanks so much for coming out here, guys. a year and a half ago you were all just a middle aged guys living in utah. >> we still are. >> i guess except for -- you are 27. you are the youngster of the group. the rest of you. a year and a half later a major recording contract. tell me, i just want to find out, steve, how has your world changed and how did this happen? >> it was spontaneous. miraculous circumstances. we're are all from five different walks of life. all of our lives crossed in a small piano store in a piano store owned by paul. wants to practice. there is a piano mover that happens to edit well. i move into this guy's street w
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
, when the holidays come we have all those memories from the past. and when that great energy of our mother, our father, our grandmother, our child, the person we love the most is not there, it's so, it's so -- there is such an empty void within us. love is the bring that connects us to the spirit world. i know that we have guardian angels and loved ones that walk with us. our loved ones will come in and our loved ones will communicate with -- your loved ones will comiewb indicate with you. you will get signs. everybody will get signs from your loved ones if you listen to it. you might be thinking of them and their favorite song comes on the air or you're thinking of them and they're making the lights flicker on and off. has this happened to anybody here? has this happened to anybody in our audience here where you have felt your loved one who has passed over. raise your hand. don't be aphrase. yeah. so you have felt their energy with you. and it's not uncommon. it's just some people are afraid and they don't understand it. >> we will step out of your way. we don't want to impede our
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 9:30pm PST
alcarra. who's-who really has been a beakon of energy inside of our office at the mayor's office and neighborhood service and is sweating through our work to make sure we are well on point to have a great celebration here at city hall and so again shad dei thank you very much for your work. to all of you here tonight from the city family i want to saw thank you for joining us here as well and to really encourage you to take part of in all of the if he istivities that we have to offer here at city hall and for those of you who have an opportunity to tine sign in at the front please do so we can reach you through the mayor's office and neighborhood services center which highlights the many services and if he is activities that occur in san francisco and in our city. and so while we take a pause, for a moment, to bring some more art into our hall, we would like to pause for one more musical enter lewd and to begin with the rest of our program. so thank you all very much. ♪ ♪ (applause). . (applause). . . >> thank you guys so much for that beautiful performance can we give them anoth
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
recording my debut album. how you ask? with 5-hour energy. i get hours of energy now -- no crash later. wait to see the next five hours. >> hi everybody, i'm bill hemmer. >> and i'm martha maccallum >> bill: and we want to wish you a merry christmas from america's newsroom, ho ho ho ho. >> alisyn: thanks bill and martha, very festive. christmas is all about family, friends and loved ones, so imagine if you could spend just one more christmas with someone who passed away and send them a message? >> our next guest does just that she is going to do with with our audience day. gifted medium. >> great to have you with us. >> you gave me a reading back back stage unexpected. we had never met before and it was powerful and a littleery. >> thank you. but thank you for being open and when i read for people here i need you to be open-minded about everybody living and deceased i'm really looking forward for to doing that. >> holidays are particularly interesting. for many people sometimes very difficult because they want to connect with loved ones from the past. >> you know, when the holida
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 10:00am EST
talking about the americas, which are gorgeous. and talking about the energy. there's a beautiful energy. there's the light. the humor. the lighting is not perfect, but the woman in the red, but with the way flowers is turned to her left in the look of what can only be described as gleeful amusement. obviously something very funny headset in this photo was snapped in this group of women. delay, humor, playfulness and the interactions of the screw. this is unusual. but we are accustomed to seeing his images in dreariness, bleakness, depictions that on the surface communicate injustice. if you are familiar, toyota to miyake's photograph of three boys advance in our stand to end looking wistfully across a barbed wire fence come a black-and-white image. that's the classic image of japanese-american incarceration. this is something quite different. notice the contrast between the beauty of the subject in the bleakness of the backdrop. the dry, parched ground they stand on. tarpaper barracks they lived in. the chimney of the communal masala. it is again something i suggested in the early photo
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am EST
. that is why i look for in people. i look for that energy. >> thank you, you have a lot of energy, secretary hilda solis, we're glad you came. [applause] c-span3 c-span2 >> by the time i was 9 years old, was handing out leaflets for robert kennedy and then i broke with the democratic party. i went to work for john lindsay who is running for mayor of new york. i went down to the liberal party to work for him i was handed out leaflets on the street corner in new york. some woman thought this was cute, this little boy handing out leaflets and chest and why and i made the case for john lindsay and got an early start on my political consulting career and made the case against his opponent as well. she said that is so cute and she handed me a box of pastry, a white box with string, and it took a back to the liberal party headquarters and we opened it up and there was all these doughnuts and a wad of $10 bills. in one of my early lessons and politics, the district's lawyer grabbed the mom -- grab the money and said you can keep the donuts. [laughter] >> david axelrod to night on his life
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
which was an alliance between environmentalists and labor and promote green energy and other activities and he brought all of this to the college board when he came. he brought me on, as i said to be a warrior, to fight the corruption, the lack of transparency, and other horrible things that were going on at the time, and after things got going we worked together on some projects of policy. he had an idea to create a sustainability plan that was not going anywhere for a while, but we worked together on that and we passed it, and it's really a great plan. it's an environmental model, i have to say. he brought a sunshine policy. we worked together in passing a sunshine policy. you have no idea how hard this was. everyone was opposed to it. it took a year, but we finally got it through, and he was persistent. we would meet about it and after i
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 1:30am PST
live ravings nuclear energy and over the past 30 years she stood against injustice? san francisco by improving conditions in hotel and is affordable hogs for low increase people and from 2010 to 12, she set the bar for progressive land use policy in san francisco and this year christina has represented district five and served those neighborhood in our city with passion, commit and an open mind, prioritizing ever each resident department in her districts in order to make district five safe, clean and a abuse place to live and work i'm not going to read the rest of of it but christina thank you i have known you for yeast and i know that we will continue to work together for many years to come and i want to thank you for your open mind and i want to thank you for doing what you thought is right and i want to thank you also for speaking your mind and just again for all that you have done for this board and for your district and for our city and with that, thoi we have a lot of colleagues that want to think let start with supervisor campos. >> thank you very much mr. president and i'll t
KCSMMHZ
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
supplementary budget for the fiscal year ending in march. they plan to implement new energy policies and the leaders agreed to encourage a national debate on revising the constitution. abe has prepared to take the reins by filling the ldp's top positions. masahiko komura and shigeru ishiba retained their posts. consumer affairs minister seiko noda as head of the party's general council. and sanae takaichi will change her focus from public relations to become the policy chief. cabinet ministers are falling into place. he selected longtime ally fumio kishida as foreign minister. he served as minister in charge of okinawa and the northern territories. analysts say that he chose him for his experience. the new foreign minister will have to deal with the relocation of the futenma air station in okinawa. abe is pressuring the bank of japan again to swiftly join his government and put an end to deflation. he says it's only natural for the government to get involved in shaping monetary policy noting that conventional steps have failed to pull japan out of the drawn-out price downturn. abe made his c
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
off the queen charlottes in british columbia and that energy is too far away to do nearly as much as it did yesterday. we expect a mostly cloudy start to the day on christmas. then rain will spread south, but it is not going to be as bad as yesterday. the forecast models put about a half inch of rain in this. it will be not nearly as windy as it was yesterday. all the details coming up when we have kind of an unusual weather forecast in just a few minutes. >> we'll see you then. >>> police say a man was hit just after 5:00 as he was crossing broadway. the car cars were racing when the man was struck. police are looking for a black 90's honda civic with front-end damage. the man was life flighted to john muir hospital in critical condition. >>> tonight dozens of former prison inmates are enjoying a christmas gift from the governor. he signed pardons for people's whose crimes ranged from drug offenses to robbery. >> i was young. i was out of high school. >> reporter: jim benedict says he was dumb, and hanging around some bad people 20 years ago. >> they were involved in things they
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 1:35am PST
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SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 3:30am PST
criminal justice and all your energies and efforts on its behalf. we know this is an issue that is of great importance to the state of california and to the nation. of course we have the opportunity to yet again lead the way here in california. we're offering a bill this year, s.b.-1506 which would redefine the crime of simple possession of a drug from felony to misdemeanor. there are 13 other states, and the federal government which already do this and in the 13 other states, we have the data that shows that we get better results, better outcomes, meaning safer communities, and surprisingly the states include not only the large eastern states of pennsylvania and new york, but also states like mississippi, south carolina, west virginia, wyoming, iowa, all of which use this mid deem charge rather than felony. and what we find in these 13 other states is that there are higher rates of drug treatment participation, lower rates of drug use, and even slightly lower rates of violent and property crime. so again, we can prove we can have safer communities. and then of course there are the
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 3:00pm PST
a lot of energy in athens, and, whether it's good or bad, there's a feeling. >> brown: what kind of energy? >> maybe there's a "there's nothing left to lose" as a kind of freedom as well. people are going out to plays. they're still going out and doing things, but, you know with less money. but there's an urgency. poetry meetings are very well attended. literary events are packed. >> brown: why do you think that is? >> well, it's inexpensive, inexpensive entertainment. ( laughs ) but i think people want to be together. they want to be talking to people. >> brown: the crisis around here, she says, rarely makes it into her poetry in an explicit way. but she did have one direct hit for us, a playful work-in- progress called "austerity measures." >> i love the term "austerity measures." it sounds so poetic. >> brown: even though it's so real, nitty-gritty in what's happening here? >> yes, i love the idea of "measures" as, you know, verse. it was prompted by a headline that i read somewhere, which was "greece downgraded deeper into junk," the greek bonds. and it scanned nicely, and i jus
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am PST
international atomic energy agency and a nobel peace prize winner. . >> ifill: thank you for joinings us. you called egypt to reject the -- what's recan to how it turned out? >> it is going to pass but it's a sad day in my view for egypt because it is going to institutionalize stability, very polarizing charter, defines a lot of the basic human value like treatment woman of religion, freedom of expression, so i'm not sure that this is the way forward. however, we would have to take it from there and i think that we treat that constitution try to get another assembly to work, that is not polarizing but establish a consensus among the two divided fraction of the society. right now we have educated middle class on one camp and the so-called islamists and majority of the illiterate part on the other side. that's not the way we expected after the uprising. we need a charter that unifies people that not talking about controversial issues like role, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of worship but talk about science, technology, health care, that is what people compare about.
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 3:30am PST
panhandle it's like a 12% grade. to put that in terms of energy expended it's about four times the amount of effort to get up that 12% grade as it would be to go down oak street as you normally would. so people said it's out of the way, it's slower, it's taxing on what's already a lot of people do a long commute from the west down to downtown. so it just was not a desirable route for people who ride a bike. some people choose to go that way. some people prefer to ride in mixed traffic on those streets, you know, streets and stop signs but more people would prefer to ride in a separate facility on oak and fell and that they would prefer traffic signals as opposed to the stop signs and on the flattest route. >> supervisor olague: how does this relate to the bike plan. is there any reference to some of these projects? >> actually the planning department could probably speak better to that. >> to answers your question, supervisor olague, the oak street introduction of a new bike lane on oak street was included as a long-term improvement project in the bike lane, but did not receive spe
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
warmth and moisture from the gulf of mexico. gulf o upper levels, a very lrong piece of energy diving south with the jet stream. we'll have a southwesterly wind flow and that twisting and hurning in the atmosphere is theably going to start turning obably gthese thunderstorms, we may see numerous tornados and some could be strong tomorrow. may >> glor: what's the latest on ate snow moving west-to-east? >> that's the big story on the st-to-ea side of the system. igoks as though we'll see a very ughe swath of heavy snowfall. that will be good news on wiristmas day for folks expecting a white christmas in little rock and oklahoma city expectin is going to turn into a travel nightmare as the system ikes its way up through the hrough tley into the great lakes and interior portions of the reat east. the places will see one to two feet of snow. specially upstate new york and especial pennsylvania. >> glor: jeff berardelli, thank you. the bad weather made things more yo difficult for last-minute madeers. peonsumer reports" estimates 17 million of them went to stores ooday. will they help retai
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 11:00am PST
rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to be a chief data officer. there is also the office of civic innovation. jay's team, shannon's team. by having both of those units in place i think there is going to be a really powerful team. because you can't just open up the data. you have to do things like this, where you get the community together or you have peop
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am EST
while wearing a red ball logo. the world record for the highest parachute jump and lived. the energy drink maker lego was front and center, the perfect recipe for success. winners, but a bunch of losers and a marketing machine this year. joining me now to recap the highs and lows, my favorite marketing director. thank you for coming on. >> thank you. melissa: let's get right to your list. number one pick was not the red bull space junk. you actually liked number five the best. why was that marketing genius? >> look at what he did. you have a guy from south korea who became the the number one video on all of youtube ever. a billion views. that is a thousand million, and not a thousand people watching a million times. he created a brand like no one has yet, but i think the important thing is that he is a harbinger of things to come. but this is telling us is the democratization of social media and media in general means that the next great star might not be from the u.s., from the u.k. melissa: it is hysterical, but everyone has done it. it is great marketing, but isn't it a little bit
SFGTV
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
update on that today. i believe that the greatest use of or great use of police department energy is around people who are dealing with mental health issues and mental health crisis and the crisis intervention team is really geared to responding to that great need we have here in san francisco. i am concerned personally about the use of electronic controlled weapons, tasers, especially how they could be used in a show of force, not just bringing about compliance but in a show of force on people who are mentally ill in san francisco and i think that for me it makes a lot of sense that we make our work around crisis intervention as strong as it can be. before considering, you know, use of lethal force in the department. i am not a decision maker through but this is part of a hearing from hearing from the supervisors and members of the public. we also have here, i am happy to have chief greg sure and who is here to present on this issue. he only has a limited amount of time here this morning and so i would like to call him up first to discuss his objective or his interest, the work of t
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm EST
cloud factory, on the enormous amount of energy consumed by some of these master data centers. what impressed me and in my visit to the internet was the efforts towards efficiency particularly the top of the business, the googles and the facebook's and the yahoos all striving to making data centers as efficient as possible in recognizing quite clearly that it's often more efficient to keep your stuff in this massive machine then it is to have it on a machine sitting and humming on your desk. so you know, there is a professor at stanford who points out that information technology is only 2% of energy that when you poll people about how much energy they think it uses they will readily say 50% because their lives are so intertwined with these machines but every time you look under rocks, it turns out that it's actually quite an efficient way of doing business. >> host: andrew blum if you could or if you have aggregated the amount of investment put into the internet infrastructure, what would it be? how much? >> guest: it's not a number i have at my fingertip. i can say that a lot of ,-
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
is going to be really hypothermic. not a lot of strength and energy and for him to be able to tie the rope around the branch is good. >> reporter: as soon as he was pulled to the safety of the raft, he collapsed. >> he had no energy left or he just laid down on the bottom of the boat. >> reporter: firefighters believe this man was homeless and living in an encampment in the brush which is normally dry. he was trapped firefighters say for hours. and with water temperatures so cold, they say it's a christmas miracle he made it out alive. >> he's pretty beat up and he looked hypothermic. probably going to be in the hospital for a couple of days getting hot chocolate. >>> no sign of a drunk driving suspect who jumped off a bridge in marin county. investigators say 24-year-old anthony donaldson of san rafael ran down from a dui check point in ross yesterday morning. he was later seen in the creek there near the college of marin. police tried to coax him out of the creek but he swam away and out of sight and they haven't found him since. >>> street racing may be to blame for a crash that cr
KRON
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
discharge date because they want to make sure he continues to build up his energy. been hospitalized for about a month after getting bronchitis. nelson mandela also remains hospitalized today. president is said to be looking much better and is in good spirits. mandela has been in the hospital since december eighth. recovering from a lung infection and the removal of gall stones. south african president wife and family at his bedside today to wish him a merry christmas. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> there are a lot of fresh snow conditions. charles clifford has an update. kron 4's charles clifford conditions in tahoe. this is a caltrans camera along interstate 80 at the donner summit. the road is clear, but look at the piles of fresh snow one the sides of the road here. a couple miles away, same story near the the donner lake exit. now even though the 80 looks good at the moment, caltrans is screening
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